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Hear about the latest developments at zai in the blog – which material is now used, who are the people making the impossible possible together with zai, and what goes on behind closed doors at the manufactory? Browse through our blog stories

The view through the lens, How much happiness is possible?, Awareness through skiing with Feldenkrais®, Words of the wise: Interview with Wolfgang Gruber, How “smart materials” impact zai’s ski construction

The view through the lens

In the last weeks, we presented the portraits of our employees on the zai Facebook page. An excellent reason to introduce the photographer, Urs Bigler, in more detail. I arranged an interview with him. Just before the meeting, I was…

How much happiness is possible?

Skiing is my favourite activity. Sometimes though, there are a few days without any ski adventures. I need to deal with administrative and organizational work, take care of things concerning the production together with my team, or I may look…

Awareness through skiing with Feldenkrais®

– zai finds the line, reading the mountain, plays in the snow, like jackdaws in the sky – Leo Tuor In 2007, when I lived in the US and recovered from severe injury, I asked for help at the New…

Words of the wise: Interview with Wolfgang Gruber

Wolfgang and Doris Gruber are the owners of successful Meini Sport & Mode in the centre of the rocksresort LAAX. Where they attach importance to the day-to-day contact with their customers, Wolfgang Gruber gives it away in the latest blog.  Wolfgang,…

How “smart materials” impact zai’s ski construction

Our materials are tough, they are genuine, they are sustainable, and they are smart. “Smart materials” are solid bodies, liquids and gases, which react independently without regulation from the outside to changing environmental conditions, as for instance, the rise in…